høyde

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Norwegian høg (tall), influenced by East Nordic language. Cognate with Old Norse hæð or derived from it; ultimately from Proto-Germanic *hauhiþō. Compare Swedish höjd, Dutch hoogte, Old High German hohida, Gothic hauhiþa (hauhiþa), English height.

Noun[edit]

høyde f, m (definite singular høyda or høyden, indefinite plural høyder, definite plural høydene)

  1. height
  2. high jump

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